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CHICAGO – Ambience plays a critical role in customers choosing a dining experience, according to industry research. Of course, quality, service, convenience and value are also important drivers.

Franchise Jobs Cool Slightly in August

Chain Restaurant Traffic Flat, Independents Shrink in Q2

Snack Foods at Meals to Grow 5%

Little Traffic Growth Means Little Restaurant Unit Rise in Spring 2014

Consumers Mainly Eat Alone

Restaurant Traffic Remains Flat with No Rise in Sight

Franchises Hire 17,010 in July

Franchise Hiring Accelerates in Robust June Report

Weather and Rising Gas Prices Hurt Convenience Store Visits

July 4th Provides Fireworks for Retailers

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Headlines from the 'Net

Prediction: Fast Food Protesters to Be Sacked Starting in November

How Restaurant Gratuities Are Changing

Fast Food Burgers Losing Popularity

Buffalo Wild Wings CEO Talks Tablets

Why 3 Big-Name Franchises Have Fallen on Hard Times

China Launches Nationwide Probe into 'Rotten Meat' Supplier to McD's, Yum

Fewer Car Owners among Hourly Workers

Early Franchisee's Long John Silver's Story

Versatile Ramen Riding Popularity Wave in U.S.

8 Pioneering Hotels That Changed the Industry

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Expert Advice

Consumers Losing Taste for Fast-Food

Approaching the Burger Max with Hotness

Mixed Messages for Meetings Market

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